Bitcoin surpasses $30K for first time since June 2022
15 April 2023 | 4:04 pm
Bitcoin surpasses $30K for first time since June 2022. Hosted by Brian Sullivan, “Last Call” is a fast-paced, entertaining business show that explores the intersection of money, culture and policy.
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